John Hoeks

List of John Benjamins publications for which John Hoeks plays a role.


Interpersonal communication has been shown to influence health campaign outcomes, but little is known about ways in which conversations can actually be elicited. In this correlational study, we tested the assumption that perceived complexity of the message can be a predictor of interpersonal… read more | Article
Ooms, Joëlle, Carel Jansen and John Hoeks. 2015. The EPPM put to the test: Evaluating four basic propositions. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics 4:2, pp. 241–256
Fear appeals are frequently used in health communication, for example in anti-smoking campaigns. Of the different theoretical models that predict and explain how fear appeals work, the Extended Parallel Process Model (EPPM; Witte, 1992) is probably used most often. However, most propositions of the… read more | Article
Koops van ’t Jagt, Ruth, John Hoeks, Gillis J. Dorleijn and Petra Hendriks. 2014. Look before you leap: How enjambment affects the processing of poetry. Scientific Study of Literature 4:1, pp. 3–24
This study describes two eye tracking experiments investigating the processing of poetry with and without enjambments. In Experiment 1, poetic fragments with authentic prospective (syntactically incomplete) or retrospective (syntactically complete) enjambments were investigated; in Experiment 2,… read more | Article
Akker, Saskia van den, John Hoeks, Jennifer K. Spenader and Petra Hendriks. 2012. Is the Dutch Delay of Principle B Effect dependent on verb type?. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2012, Elenbaas, Marion and Suzanne Aalberse (eds.), pp. 1–14
Dutch children interpret reflexives correctly from age 4 on, but frequently misinterpret object pronouns as coreferring with the local subject until age 6. We investigated whether this so-called Delay of Principle B Effect (DPBE) differs by verb type. We tested 47 children between 4 and 6 years old… read more | Article